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Darling Lodge Guesthouse

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22 Pastorie Street, Darling 7345 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Darling Lodge Guest House offers a harmonious blend of old and new reflecting the romantic name of the little town. The main house, the Victorian charm of which has remained intact, offers three individually decorated ...More country style rooms. The more modern garden annex consists of three further generously appointed rooms with a grape-vine covered patio which overlooks the sparkling swimming pool. Generous breakfasts are served in the breakfast room, out on the terrace or on the patio. The lush garden with its ancient pepper an palm trees, fountain spraying water over blossoming roses, aloes, bougainvillea and mass of lavender with its heady fragrance invites guests to relax and unwind. Darling is the ideal place to discover the hidden gems on the West Coast set in one of the World's richest Floral Kingdoms: The Darling Wine and Art Experience, Pieter-Dirk Uys at Evita se Perron, the Darling Stagger as one of five Cape West Coast Biosphere Trails, the West Coast National Park, the Swartland Birding Route, the Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, the West Coast Fossil Park, the Darling Music Experience Festival, the Voorkamer Fest, the Wildflower Festival, The Taste of Darling Festival, Darling Brew with tasting room, wine estates, good country cooking and much more. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
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US$58 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Darling
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Pool & Beach (5)
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All reviewsbeautiful gardenhonesty barguest houseattention to detailthe main streetcape townexcellent breakfastfossil parkguest loungewonderful placecomfortable roomskind regardsbed and breakfastyogurtnext morningat homestephan
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We returned for a weeks stay having enjoyed our too brief stay in 2016. Oliver welcomed us and our rooms were a comfortable and well appointed as our previous experience. Everything is clean and tidy, attention to detail taken with facilities, provision of pool towels....More

Thank Ann A
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge GuesthouseResponded 22 April 2017

Dear Ann A Thank you so much for your great review. We are glad that everything was fine and you enjoyed our hospitality as repeaters. Was our pleasure to arange you a wonderful start into your holidays 2017 and be your hosts in Darling. All...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

If what you are looking for is a relaxed, friendly, peaceful oasis you will find it here! Accomodation, garden and pool are tastefully arranged yet clean and with care for the environment and local nature. Breakfast was a treat to look forward to every morning...More

1  Thank Maurice O
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge GuesthouseResponded 22 April 2017

Dear Maurice O Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed the marmalade at Darling Lodge Guesthouse and had a good time in South Africa! Greetings to Ireland and so long from SA's West Coast;-) Stephan & Team

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Darling Lodge proved to be an extremely positive experience. A very beautiful place, with well kept garden, superb swimming pool & delightful facilities to share within the house & garden. We were greeted warmly & subsequently looked after extremely well by Stephan. Our rooms were...More

1  Thank rosemaryanderson
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge GuesthouseResponded 22 April 2017

Dear rosemaryanderson Thank you so much for your motivating review. It was a pleasure to be your host in Darling! Glad you enjoyed your stay even it was short. All the best from SA's West Coast with 32C... Stephan & Team

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Booked by recommendation and was definitely the place to stay in Darling. Stephan even booked or first dinner out. Clean room. Nice atmosphere and a great South African breakfast. Only place to stay in Darling is here!!!

Thank wbr4368
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge GuesthouseResponded 22 April 2017

Dear wbr4368 Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you hat a good time at enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of Darling Lodge Guesthouse. All the best and so long from Darling! Stephan & Team

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Love love love! This quaint guest lodge was so welcoming when we arrived. Stephen, the owner, gave us a tour of the lodge. Stephan helped us plan our route to Paternoster and booked our dinner at a lovely restaurant, Bistro 7. Our room was right...More

Thank shaetmurphy
Response from Stephan_and_Team, Owner at Darling Lodge GuesthouseResponded 22 April 2017

Dear Shaetmurphy Thank you so much for your motivating review. Glad you enjoyed your time at Darling Lodge Guesthouse and the service provided. Will tell the local a la carte Restaurant BISTRO7 that you enjoyed the dinner. All the best and kind regards, Stephan &...More

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"Ours were perfect (one in the main house and one in the garden)"
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"Outside rooms are more private."
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"Try and get one of the rooms in the garden. They are nicer than the ones in the main house."
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"I did not see the rooms in the house but any of the three cottage rooms would be good."
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